Against Korean power

They are the great favorites in the first 'major' of 2021, the ANA Inspiration, which will be held today in California with the presence of Carlota Ciganda and Azahara Muñoz.


A quick look at the women's world ranking reveals the dominant country in golf today. Korea takes the top three places and places 34 players in the Top 100. Such a show of power makes the first major of the season, ANA Inspiration, become a Korea against the world. Jin Young Ko, In Bee Park and Sei Young Kim lead the powerful team from the Asian country that has won five of the ten contested editions of a tournament founded, in 1972, by David Foster, president of Colgate-Palmolive, and the artist Dinah Shore , and which is held at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage (California) .

The 400,000 euros that the winner will receive points to a Korean, but in addition to the Eastern battalion and without forgetting another Asian, the Japanese Nasa Hataoka, the North Americans Britany Lincicome, Danielle Kang or the sisters Nelly and Jesika Korda will be among the applicants; Brooks Henderson from Canada, Lydia Ko from New Zealand, Minjee Lee from Australia and Sophia Popov from Germany.

The two regular Spanish representatives in the LPGA, Carlota Ciganda from Navarra (17th in the ranking) and Malaga's Azahara Muñoz (78th), will also not miss this first great appointment of the year, who continue to fight to add the first to Spanish golf. victory in a Grand Slam tournament.

As a curiosity to say that the organization has chosen to remove in this edition (the 50th) the blue wall at the rear of the 18th green that was used as a safety net in 2020 by some players using it to bounce the ball and return it to the green .

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